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First reported 42 mins ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 1 reports

Total live births see a dip in city, except among Muslims

SummaryAnother finding from the RTI data is the increased share of Muslims in the overall female births in the city.The total number of live births in the city declined in the last 10 years, but the share of Muslims in it has gone up by a significant ... [Published Indian Express - 42 mins ago]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Govt. considers recommendation of NCRLM regarding reservation to minorities

By ANI | ANI  –New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): The Government considered the recommendation of the National Commission for Religious and Lingusitic Minorities (NCRLM) regarding reservation to minority communities on Friday.A sub-quota of 4.5% reservation for ... [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

A peek into age- old Parsi designs

CHENNAI: The Parsi embroidery exhibition organised at the Grey Suit Hotel on Friday, gave a glimpse into the world of Parsis — their culture, the rich heritage and beliefs.The exhibits had specific patterns on them, and none was too brightly coloured. ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Minority question: Is Heptulla right or is Antony?

M R ShamshadNew Delhi, July 8, 2014 | UPDATED 21:07 ISTAK Antony of the Congress and Najma Heptulla of the BJP, and the current Minister for Minority Affairs, have both made statements in the last one month about minorities, mainly inferring to Musli ... [Published India Today - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Dhoklas and Diversity: Gujarat's food is fascinating and delicious in its totality

Delhi, it seems, has discovered the dhokla. Many plates of the steamed Gujarati snacks must have been consumed at Gujarat Bhavan when it temporarily became the nerve centre of Indian politics in the period between the election of the Gujarat chief minister ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Pune's Parsi heritage is irreplacable

Pune is undoubtedly the cultural capital of Maharashtra that can boast of many historical monuments, revolutionaries and reformers but there is also another side of the city that is Pune camp which has stood the test of time and has its own tale and that ... [Published DNA India - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Live and let live (with prejudice)

For years, I’ve written in restaurants. People-watching helps me build characters. Fragments of dialogue helps my prose. My usual hangouts are spaces I frequented as a teenager. Dingy little eateries nestled in Gwalior Tank and Tardeo, usually attracting ... [Published Mid Day - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

This monsoon, make bombils Parsi-style!

The way Parsis enjoy Bombay Duck is distinct from other communities. Says Pervin Marzban Bilimoria who loves to cook the fish, “Vinegar is the trick here. It must be added to the cooking process of the dry bombil preparation. This gives it that khatta-meetha ... [Published IndiaVision - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bindaas bol

Wondering how to lay into that old lecher whose age doesn't get in the way of his leer? Try "Vandro booddho thai pan golat khavanoo bhooleh nahi". If you get the accent right, you would be saying, in chaste Parsi Gujarati, something along the lines of ... [Published Times of India - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Reservation a ploy to make minorities feel feeble: Najma Heptulla

Slamming the Maharashtra government's move to announce five per cent reservation for Muslims in education and jobs, minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla has said the decision reflects all that has been wrong with the Congress's approach towards minorities ... [Published Business Standard India - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

No common cause

The demand for a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) — wherein all personal laws in the country would be guided by one set of laws applicable to all communities — has been raised from time to time. Recently, Union minister for agriculture Radha Mohan Singh brought ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Old words, new meanings

I am fascinated by the ever-shifting relationship between words and what they mean. But it is worrying when their connotations vastly differ from their actual meanings. One of the most contentious in recent times is secularism. It has acquired a negative ... [Published The Week - Jun 23 2014]


...After all, in the Rig Veda, "the concept of time is conveyed as the weaving of warp and weft and thus the creation of day and night."
...entrepreneur in a compelling manner but he stresses that while ideas can come from small towns, the same can be strengthened to increase entries. "By increasing the reach in smaller towns by mobile apps and adverting and using regional language, this campaign can get a much better reach and response" he suggests
"The man’s lust for wealth and status robbed Sindhi nationalist Muslims and Hindus of their freedom, forcing them to live under tyranny and endure the pains of slavery... This man helped the British defeat the Mir rulers of Sindh."
If one goes back to recent history, the Cabinet Mission Plan of 1946 stipulated "cession of Sovereignty to Indian people on the basis of Constitution framed by the Constituent Assembly would be conditional on adequate provisions being made for protection of minorities which were Muslims and Sikhs" . While framing the Constitution, the Constituent Assembly, in its first draft, had made a provision for political safeguard for the Muslims and Sikhs...

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Total live births see a dip in city, except amo... [Published Indian Express - 42 mins ago]
Drapes and divinity [Published The Hindu - 7 hours ago]
Muslims can easily quit their ghettos [Published Deccan Chronicle - 20 hours ago]
Gender justice based on Quranic tenets should g... [Published DNA India - Jul 22 2014]
Homeland or poisoned fruit? — I [Published Daily Times - Jul 22 2014]
Funny, weird wedding rituals [Published Femina - Jul 21 2014]
Govt. considers recommendation of NCRLM regardi... [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 18 2014]
Uniform Civil Code- Laws on property inheritanc... [Published Meri News - Jul 17 2014]
Mahindra: Rising to the Occasion [Published Agencyfaqs! - Jul 17 2014]
Ulema Council demands UN, OIC to help stop Isra... [Published The News International - Jul 14 2014]
A peek into age- old Parsi designs [Published New Indian Express - Jul 14 2014]
Soot On The Melting Pot [Published Outlook India - Jul 12 2014]
India needs 2 more years to ‘defeat’ Pakistan:B... [Published World Tribune Pakistan - Jul 12 2014]
'Traitor of Sindh' Seth Naomal: A case of blasp... [Published DAWN Group - Jul 10 2014]
Minority question: Is Heptulla right or is Antony? [Published India Today - Jul 08 2014]
Dhoklas and Diversity: Gujarat's food is fascin... [Published Economic Times - Jul 07 2014]
Pune's Parsi heritage is irreplacable [Published DNA India - Jul 06 2014]
Live and let live (with prejudice) [Published Mid Day - Jul 06 2014]
Was Shirdi Sai Baba a Hindu or a Muslim? [Published Speaking Tree - Jul 05 2014]
Enter Sabyasachi Mukherjee's world [Published Mid Day - Jul 04 2014]
The Hindu Extremist Agenda Of Residential And S... [Published Counter Currents - Jul 03 2014]
This monsoon, make bombils Parsi-style! [Published IndiaVision - Jul 03 2014]
This monsoon, make bombils Parsi-style! [Published Times of India - Jul 02 2014]
Simple enough [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 02 2014]
Najma against minority quota [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 01 2014]
Yemen – India Relations: An Overviewviagra pres... [Published Yemen Post - Jun 30 2014]
A list of unusual ingredients [Published Times of India - Jun 29 2014]
Bindaas bol [Published Times of India - Jun 29 2014]
Serving hot, this season [Published The Week - Jun 28 2014]
Modi’s ambivalence [Published Indian Express - Jun 27 2014]
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